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Bodies found at US trailer park

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Police recover bodies from the trailer park

A murder investigation is under way in the US state of Georgia following the discovery of seven bodies in a mobile home, police say.

The bodies were found shortly after 0800 (1200 GMT) at New Hope Plantation trailer park in Brunswick.

Police said two critically injured people were found at the scene and taken to hospital in Savannah 60 miles (97km) away.

Local reports said those injured were two children.

The town of Brunswick is about 240 miles (380km) south-east of the state capital, Atlanta.

Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said it was worst such incident he had dealt with in 25 years of police work.

"We have never had such an incident with so many victims," he said. "It is not a scene that I would want anybody to see."

He said a family member had alerted police but declined to say how the victims had died.

Some of those killed had been tentatively identified, he added, but he would not release names or ages.

By early Saturday evening, four of the seven bodies had been removed from the crime scene.



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